1125.07  SIGNS.
   (a)    Nameplates and Identification Signs.  In R-1 Districts nameplates and identification signs are subject to the following:
      (1)    Area and content: residential. There shall be not more than one nameplate not exceeding one square foot in area for each dwelling unit, indicating the name or address of the occupant or a permitted occupation. On a corner zoning lot, two such nameplates for each dwelling unit, one facing each street, shall be allowed.
      (2)    Area and content: nonresidential.  For nonresidential buildings, a single identification sign, not exceeding nine square feet in area and indicating only the name and address of the building may be displayed. On a corner zoning lot, two such signs, one facing each street, may be permitted. However, no nonresidential sign shall be allowed without written authorization of the Zoning Administrator.
      (3)    Projection.  No sign shall project beyond the property line into the public way.
      (4)    Height.  No sign shall project higher than one story or fifteen feet above curb level, whichever is lower.
   (b)    Sale and Rent Signs.  "For sale" and "to rent" signs are subject to the following:
      (1)    Area and number.  There shall be not more than one such sign per zoning lot except that on a corner lot, two signs, one facing each street, shall be permitted. No sign shall exceed six square feet in area nor be closer than eight feet to any other zoning lot.
      (2)    Projection.  No sign shall project beyond the property line into the public way.
      (3)    Height.  No sign shall project higher than four feet above ground level and shall be confined to the lawn.
   (c)    Signs Accessory to Parking Areas.  Signs accessory to parking areas are subject to the following:
      (1)    Area and number.  Signs designating parking area entrances or exits are limited to one sign for each such entrance or exit and to a maximum size of two square feet each. One sign per parking area, designating the conditions of use or identity of such parking area and limited to a maximum size of nine square feet, shall be permitted. On a corner lot two such signs, one facing each street, shall be permitted.
      (2)    Projection.  No sign shall project beyond the property line into the public way.
      (3)    Height.  No sign shall project higher than seven feet above curb level.
   (d)    Nonflashing Business Signs.  The following nonflashing business signs are subject to the conditions specified:
      (1)    Church bulletins.
         A.    Area and number. There shall be not more than one sign per zoning lot, except that on a corner lot two signs, one facing each street, shall be permitted. No sign shall exceed sixteen square feet in area nor be closer than eight feet to any other zoning lot.
         B.    Projection. No sign shall project beyond the property line into the public way. 
         C.    Height. No sign shall project higher than one story or fifteen feet above curb level, whichever is lower.
      (2)    Sale, rent signs.  Signs advertising the sale or rental of the property on which the sign is located, or the sale of agricultural products grown or produced on the property; however, no such sign shall exceed six square feet in area.
      (3)    Location.  No sign shall be placed closer than ten feet to the property line, provided the Zoning Administrator may require a greater setback or 1other location, so that the sign shall not obstruct the view along any highway, at any intersection, private driveway, field entrance or other point of ingress or egress.
      (4)    Informational and directional signs. Highway directional signs and markers shall be made and installed in accordance with the specifications of the City for announcing the location of or directing traffic to given locations including, but not limited to the following:
         A.    Service areas for automobiles, food and lodging;
         B.    Business or business districts;
         C.    Public and quasi-public information signs.
            (Ord. 10-16-67. Passed 11-20-67.)